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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

A wide variety of First Coast cultural and entertainment attractions are teaming up to offer kids free admission during the month of November.

NBC

A former Baker County Biology teacher is pursuing a singing career and he’s doing it on national TV.


Tinseltown Asks For Zoning Exception To Sell Beer, Wine And Liquor

Sep 20, 2017
Modern Cities

Cinemark USA has filed for a zoning exception (E-17-76) to permit the sale and service of all alcoholic beverages, including liquor, for on premise consumption in the lobby and the theaters of the Cinemark Tinseltown and XD Theater.

Nikeya Heath / WJCT News

The 35th annual Jacksonville Jazz Festival returns this weekend, running from Thursday through Memorial Day.

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Vincent Diamante via Flickr

Singles in Jacksonville may have a harder time finding love than their counterparts in most other cities. The River City ranks No. 123 out of 150 metropolises in WalletHub's list of 2015's best and worst places for dating

Ray Hollister / WJCT News

Confetti filled the sky, a 15-foot-tall dragon blew smoke into the air and thousands of LEGO Minifigures parachuted to the ground on Friday morning to mark the official opening of the LEGOLAND Hotel in Winter Haven, Florida.

Rhema Thompson

The last time Garth Brooks did six shows in Jacksonville, Veterans Memorial Arena was a Coliseum, people still bought their music in CD form and Mark Zuckerberg was in middle school.

You’ve probably heard of TED talks, those global conferences that feature speakers from the worlds of technology, entertainment and design. On a smaller, regional scale, there are independently-organized TEDx events.

One is planned for here in Jacksonville at WJCT, with a theme of “connecting currents.”

Hosted by Al Letson, creator and host of State of the Re:Union, the event promises to offer awe-inspiring presentations from a diverse selection of industry leaders and artists. 

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